Making Leaf Mold

Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,Close-bosom friend of the maturing sun-John Keats, "To Autumn" I'm pretty sure I haven't always loved autumn. If I'm remembering correctly, I thought of it as a precursor to winter, and I can assure you that I have never liked winter. In fact, as a child, one of my favorite books to read was The Penguin that Hated the Cold. I could empathize with Pablo the penguin's irritation with the cold and his assertion that "Cold weather...is for the birds. The other birds. Not me." At some point, though, my perspective shifted, and I'm almost certain that it started happening ...
Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,Close-bosom friend of the maturing sun-John Keats, "To Autumn" I'm pretty sure I haven't always loved autumn. If I'm remembering correctly, I thought of it as a precursor to winter, and I can assure you that I have never liked winter. In fact, as a child, one of my favorite books to read was The Penguin t...